Micco C. Emarthla
”1967 - 2019”
to seek elegance rather than luxury,
and refinement rather than fashion,
to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy,
not rich; to study hard, think quietly,
talk gently, act frankly,
to listen to stars and birds,
to babes and sages, with open heart,
to bear all cheerfully,
to all bravely await occasions, hurry never.
In a word, to let the spiritual unbidden and
unconscious grow up through the common.
This is to be my symphony.
Micco C. Emarthla,
age 52, of Grove, OK went to be with his Creator on Monday, January 6, 2020 at his home.
Micco was born on April 11, 1967 To Walter and Saundra (Sweeden) Emarthla in Tulsa, OK
where he grew up and graduated from Tulsa Central High School. After graduation, Micco
attended Oklahoma State University and received a bachelors degree in Engineering.
He worked as a Deputy at the Payne County Sheriff's Dept while living in Perkins, OK.
In 2010, he moved to the Grove area and began working as an Environmental Specialist
for the Seneca Cayuga Tribe. On May 29, 2016, Micco married Brandi Walters in Afton, OK.
Micco was proud of his Native American heritage and was a follower of the Longhouse beliefs.
He was an avid outdoorsman, loving sports, spending time at the creek and rock collecting,
mowing and chopping wood. He was a rugged man with a stubborn streak but was a big teddy
bear once you got to know him.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Left to cherish his memory: wife, Brandi Emarthla of the home, children: Megan Been of
Dallas, Tx, Camisha Emarthla of Perkins, OK, Shideezhi Emarthla of Stillwater, OK,
Dakota Emarthla of Perkins, OK, Ethan Walter and Raven Carey, both of Grove and Avery Walter
of Wyandotte; father, Walter Emarthla, siblings: Shawn Emarthla of Miami, OK and
Robyn Goodiron of Guthrie, OK.
A wake will be held until the funeral services at 11am Thursday, January 9, 2020,
both at Seneca Cayuga Community Center. Burial will be at Seneca Cayuga Tribal Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Nichols-Stephens Funeral & Cremation Services, Grove, OK.
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